Dancehall star Elephant Man
The popular dancehall entertainer has been charged with grievous sexual assault and rape

Dancehall star Elephant Man has spoken out for the first time since being arrested charged on suspicion of grievous sexual assault and rape.

Police officials say that the dancehall singer, whose real name is Oneil Bryan, was taken into custody after the alleged victim filed a report claiming that he had assaulted her.

The singer who has worked with big stars including Wyclef Jean, P Diddy and Busta Rhymes, was released on Wednesday afternoon after posting bail of 400,000 Jamaican dollars at the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court in Jamaica.

The singer appeared to be upbeat and in good spirits upon his release as he chatted with fans and attorney Linda Wright outside the court.

Speaking to the local media, with his mother and his eldest daughter by his side, the DJ denied any wrong doing and insisted that he would never let his fans down by doing something that stupid.

He also said that he hopes that the incident will not affect his career and insisted that he has learnt from the experience and will never put himself in the same predicament again.

He is due to and will reappear in court for a preliminary hearing on May 21.